EDISON, N.J. (July 18, 2016)—Thirty-seven Pioneer student-athletes were named to the 2015-16 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Honor Roll as announced by the league Monday morning.
With the most of any MAAC associate members, Sacred Heart's combination of field hockey players and rowers were among a total of 2,181 student-athletes that maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher to be eligible for the honor.
Overall, the 32 varsity programs at SHU combined for a 2015-16 academic year GPA of 3.31, 19 of which posted a team GPA of 3.30 or better. Three quarters of SHU student-athletes posted semester GPA of 3.0 or better during the year, totaling 1,187 over the two semesters. In addition, more than a third of the Pioneers were recognized on the University Dean's List this year and SHU student-athletes earned 54 perfect 4.0 semester GPA's this year. Over the course of the year, 449 Pioneers were recognized on conference All-Academic Teams.